Radio report on the screening of Beach birds for camera at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, 1995-02-28/1995-03-01

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Title
Radio report on the screening of Beach birds for camera at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, 1995-02-28/1995-03-01
Names
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)
Adams, John D. S., 1966- (Commentator)
Gray, D'Arcy (Commentator)
Sherman, James P (Interviewer)
Vuocolo, Jeanette (Commentator)
WBAI Radio (New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris (Host)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1995-02-28
Date Created: 1995-03-01
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1189
Topics
Cage, John -- Four³
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Beach birds for camera (Motion picture)
Music and dance
Genres
Interviews
Radio interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: reported by James P. Sherman.
Content: Title, speakers, dates and locations provided by cataloger based on audition, handwritten notes on original container and cassette, and typed paper inserts.
Content: James P. Sherman gives a brief report on WBAI radio on the Beach birds for camera screening on March 1, 1995, with live musical accompaniment, at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris.
Content: Handwritten note on original container: "Beachbirds interview ; James Sherman ; Feb. 95". Handwritten note on original cassette: "'Beachbirds for Camera' interview ; James P Sherman ; 2/28/95". Printed label affixed to original cassette: "WBAI 99.5 fm pacifica".
Numbering: Donor's inventory number: C353.
Content: Accompanying insert no. 1 is a typed program description, on 3x5 paper, containing a handwritten note: "3/1/95 BRDCST". Accompanying insert no. 2 is a press release, on Cunningham Dance Foundation letterhead, for the Beach Birds for Camera video installation screening.
Venue: Recorded at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris in, New York, New York, 1995 February 28.
Venue: Broadcast on WBAI radio station, New York, New York, 1995 March 1.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audio cassette (9 minutes) : analog
Sound quality is fair, at times the speakers are muffled and difficult to hear.
Description
James P. Sherman of WBAI radio introduces the upcoming Merce Cunningham [Dance Company] season in New York and the opening of an installation at the Whitney; Jeanette Vuocolo, Whitney curator, announces the screening of Beach birds for camera on March 1, 1995, featuring the music, John Cage's Four³, played live by [Merce Cunningham Dance Company] musicians; Sherman asks John D.S. Adams and D'Arcy Gray several short questions about this live performance of Cage's Four³; Adams and Gray respond, including how they relate to dancers in performance and how the venue space impacts their performances.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 902683580
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20523324
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 343d6ae0-c336-0133-a213-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1995: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Radio report on the screening of Beach birds for camera at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, 1995-02-28/1995-03-01" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995 - 1995. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/387eb7a0-c336-0133-ce81-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Radio report on the screening of Beach birds for camera at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, 1995-02-28/1995-03-01" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/387eb7a0-c336-0133-ce81-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1995 - 1995). Radio report on the screening of Beach birds for camera at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, 1995-02-28/1995-03-01 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/387eb7a0-c336-0133-ce81-60f81dd2b63c

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Radio report on the screening of Beach birds for camera at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, 1995-02-28/1995-03-01